Jan 27, Once the floricanes are cut, thin out the primocanes by trimming a boysenberry patch until each plant has only seven primocanes standing. Then keep pruning by trimming the primocanes’ lateral branches down to about 12 inches.3m) long. This winter pruning is the core work of trimming a boysenberry shrubdrop.buzzted Reading Time: 2 mins.
Dec 19, Pruning our heritage Boysenberry plants is one of those jobs.
I don’t mind digging around in the worm farm, shoveling compost and making fish fertiliser (oh the smell!) but when I know it’s time to cut back the Boysenberries, somehow weeks and months drift by and I still haven’t done it. Pruning boysenberries is an easy task during the winter months to remove old vines and ensure new vines are tied up ready for the coming season.
Boysenberries are a hardy plant which will tolerate a wide range of shrubdrop.buzzted Reading Time: 3 mins. Timing is the key to pruning deciduous shrub.
For lush growth, spring flowering shrubs require trimming as soon as the blooms fade. Do not leave a stud; make the cut as cleanly as possible against the remaining branch, on younger shrubs, prune branches back to non-flowering shoots or back to healthy buds pointing in the direction you want the shrub to grow.
Many gardeners choose thornless boysenberry varieties to make pruning easier.
1. Wipe any loose dirt and debris off of your pruning tools. 2. Soak the.